Dr. Dan King

Daniel King

Professor of Chemistry

Office Location: Euler 339
Phone: (765) 998-4783
Email: dnking@taylor.edu

Specialties: analytical chemistry, chemical instrumentation, mass spectrometry, protein characterization, protein interactions


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Daniel A. King, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Faculty Athletics Representative, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Taylor University
236 Reade Avenue, Upland, IN 46989
Office: (765) 998-4783
Email: dnking@taylor.edu


Taylor University, Upland, Ind.
2013 – Present

2008 – Present
Associate Professor

2008 – Present
Faculty Athletics Representative

2005 – 2008
Assistant Professor

Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn. 
2002 – 2005
Assistant Professor


General Chemistry II
Analytical Chemistry I & II
Introduction to General, Organic, & Biochemistry I
Chemistry for Living
Science Concepts – Chemistry (El. Ed.)
Introduction to Forensic Science
Environmental/Forensic Toxicology
Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry Thesis
Directed Research 


1998 - 2002, Doctor of Philosophy, Analytical Chemistry
The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 

1994 - 1998, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry Education and Mathematics
Huntington College, Huntington, Indiana  


Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Spectroscopies, Computational Chemistry

HPLC, GC, GC-MS, MALDI-MS, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, UV-Vis Absorbance & Fluorescence, AA, NMR, FTIR, and Acronyms


(Undergraduate coauthors in bold)

Marissa Kneer and Daniel King. “Open-Loop Geothermal Discharge Stream Design Affects the Precipitation of Calcium”, Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 126, 42-47, 2017.

Kim Cleary, Scott Fenstermacher, Brayton Kiedrowski, Ben Hayes, Olivia Auell, Caroline Chow, Erik Hayes, Daniel King. "The Effects of Acute Exercise and Meat Fasting/Feasting in Urinary 3-methylhistidine by Liquid Chromotography – Mass Spectrometry", Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research13, 36-39, 2015.

Emily Hart, Caroline Chow, Patricia Stan, Daniel King, "Methods for Essential Tremor Assessment: Acoustic Tremor Monitoring (ATM) and Rythmic Spirals (RS) Methods", American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 12, 93-100, 2015.

Timothy Griffiths, Emily Hart, Patricia Stan, Daniel King, "Analysis of Iron and Calcium in a Geothermal System Outflow Stream", Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science122, 35-29, 2013.

Gerardo Gutierrez-Sanchez, Daniel King, Gabre Kemp, and Carl Bergmann, “SPR and differential proteolysis/MS provide further insight into the interaction between PGIP2 and EPGs”, Fungal Biology, April 12, 2012.

Daniel King, Jorge Fernandez, and Ruth Nalliah, “Writing Instrument Profiles for Mastery of Instrumental Analysis”, Journal of Chemical Education, DOI: 10.1021/ed200645t, 2012.

Andy Davisson, Katie Speidel, Jason Stegink, and Daniel King, “A Computational Approach to Understanding Crop Disease Resistance and Susceptibility”, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 11, 1, pp20-23, 2012.

John Labavitch, Ann Powell, Alan Bennett, Daniel King, and Rachell Booth, “Optimizing Grape Rootstock Production and Export of Inhibitors of Xylella fastidiosa Polygalacturonase Activity”, Proceedings of the 2011 Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium, pp136, 2011.

Patricia Stan, Daniel King, and Daniel Hammond, “General Chemistry Laboratory II”, Linus Publications, Inc. Deer Park, NY, 2010.

Brad King, Lynne Normant, Daniel Storey, and Daniel King, “Acetylation Labeling Mass Spectrometry: A Method for Studying Protein Conformations and Interactions”, Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 118, 107-113, 2009.

Patricia Stan, Daniel King, and Daniel Hammond, “General Chemistry Laboratory”, Linus Publications, Inc. Deer Park, NY, 2009.

Jae-Min Lim, Kazuhiro Aoki, Peggi Angel, Derek Garrison, Daniel King, Michael Tiemeyer, Carl Bergmann, and Lance Wells, “Mapping Glycans onto Specific N-Linked Glycosylation Sites of Pyrus Communis PGIP Redefines the Interface for EPG:PGIP Interactions”, Journal of Proteome Research, 8, 673-680, 2009.

Kelly Pugh, Ryan Poe, and Daniel King, “Quicklime Purity Analysis by Calorimetry”, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 7, 23-27, 2008.

Bryan D. Woosley, Young Hwan Kim, V.S. Kumar Kolli, Lance Wells, Ryan Poe, Dan King, Ron Orlando, and Carl Bergmann, “Complete glycan analysis of recombinant Aspergillus niger endopolygalacturonase A”, Carbohydrate Research, 341, 2370-2378, 2006.

Bryan Woosley, Min Xie, Lance Wells, Ron Orlando, Derek Garrison, Daniel King, Carl Bergmann, “Comprehensive Glycan Analysis of Recombinant Aspergillus niger Endopolygalacturonase C”, Analytical Biochemistry, 354, 43–53, 2006.

Christopher Jones, Jamie Schwendinger, and Daniel King, “Analysis of Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds from Parking Lot Runoff in nearby Wetlands using GC/MS”, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 2, 41, 2006.

M. Xie, G. H. Krooshof, J. A. E. Benen, J. A. Atwood, III, D. King, C. Bergmann, and R. Orlando, “Post-translational modifications of recombinant B. cinerea EPG6”, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 19, 3389-3397, 2005.

C.W. Bergmann, L. Stanton, D. King, R.P. Clay, G. Kemp, R. Orlando, A. Darvill, and P. Albersheim; “Recent observations on the specificity and structural conformation of the polygalacturonase-polygalacturonase inhibiting protein system”, In Advances in Pectin and Pectinase Research (F. Voragen, H. Schols, and R. Visser, Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordecht, TheNetherlands, pp. 277-291, 2003.

Daniel King, Carl Bergmann, Ron Orlando, Jacques A. E. Benen, Harry C. M. Kester, and Jaap Visser; “Use of Amide Exchange Mass Spectrometry To Study Conformational Changes within the Endopolygalacturonase II – Polygalacturonic Acid – Polygalacturonase Inhibiting Protein System”, Biochem. 41, 10225-10233, 2002.

Daniel King, Michelle Lumpkin, Carl Bergmann, and Ron Orlando; “Studying protein-carbohydrate interactions by amide hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry”, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. Vol. 16, No. 16, 1569-1574, 2002.

Shanhua Lin, Pete Tornatore, Daniel King, Ron Orlando, Scot R. Weinberger; “Limited acid hydrolysis as a means of fragmenting proteins isolated upon ProteinChip® array surfaces”, Proteomics. 9, 1172-1184, 2001. 

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